Obituaries

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15
Apr

Joe Morgan Holloway

Joe Morgan Holloway, Sr., 81, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Friday, April 11, 2014. He was born March 3, 1933 to the union of his parents, Ralph L. Holloway and Myrtle L. Holloway. Mr. Joe graduated from
Pioneer High School in Chickasha, OK. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Korean Conflict on the USS Hancock Aircraft Carrier. He served as superintendent of Harrisonburg utilities as well as an alderman in Harrisonburg for 25 years, and retired from Terry, Inc. after working for many years. He loved to garden, hunt and most of all, he loved spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 
Mr. Joe was a member, Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent at Bird’s Creek Baptist Church, located on LA 8 just west of Harrisonburg. Services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, April 14, at Bird’s Creek Baptist Church
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15
Apr

Carl Calvin Partin

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15
Apr

Peggy Nell Smith

Peggy Nell Smith, 75, of Olla, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on September 19, 1938 at Bevins, Texas, to the union of her parents, the late Virgil Taylor McDuff and Bernice Wall McDuff. Peggy was a member of the First Baptist Church of Olla. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 11, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla with Chaplain Clyde Grammon officiating. Survivors include her husband, L. C. Smith, Jr. of Olla; two sons, Paul Smith of Olla and Ken Smith of Spokane, WA; one daughter, Terry Smith of Austin, TX; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren  
Tue
08
Apr

Betty Breland

Betty Breland, 71, of Jena, passed from this life on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the La- Salle Nursing Home of Jena. She was born September 3, 1942 in Lake Arthur to the union of her parents, Eddie and Ezora Pete LaBauve.
Mrs. Breland was a homemaker. Services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 8, at the First Baptist Church in Jena with the Revs. Mickey Bounds Dominick DiCarlo officiating. Interment followed in the Magnolia Cemetery in the Magnolia Community south of Jena under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jimmy LaBauve. Survivors include her  husband, C. W. Breland of
Jena; two sons, Bill Breland and wife Susie of Jena, and Dennis Breland of Shreveport;  two sisters, Hazel Bearb of Church Point and Edith Bergeron of Sulphur; four brothers, Willie LaBauve of New Iberia, Milton LaBauve
Tue
08
Apr

Ana Sue “Sudie” Hooter

Ana Sue “Sudie” Hooter, 70, left earth for her eternal home on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Throughout the last months of her life, she endured multiple medical challenges. In the end, she won, for she is eternally healed.
She was born July 2, 1943 in LaSalle Parish to the union of her parents, Ana BrazaDee Reeves Hooter and Howard Lester Hooter. Sudie loved Jesus and celebrated her Spiritual birthday yearly beginning on October
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08
Apr

Alton Theodore Kelly

Alton Theodore Kelly, 60, of Winn Parish, passed from this life on Monday, March 31, 2014, at his sister’s home in Deville. He was born December 5, 1953 in Urania to the union  of Otho and Vaudie Meredith Kelly. He was raised in Olla, but was living in Winn Parish at the time of his death. Alton was a retired Petty Officer with the United States Navy, serving 20 years before retiring in July 1992. He served on numerous ships overseas and was also stationed at the Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Illinois. He was also stationed in San Diego, California and was awarded numerous accommodations and medals in his career. At the time of his illness,
Alton was an assistant manager at Mac’s Supermarket in Jena. Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 3, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla with Rev. Denver McBroom officiating. Interment followed in
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08
Apr

Louie Bell Vines

Louie Bell Vines, 74, of Winnfield, passed from this life on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Riverside Hospital in Alexandria. She was born Saturday, October 28, 1939, in Castlebury, Alabama, to the union of her parents, Alfred Hammonds and Viola Wallace Hammonds. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 6, at Hurricane Creek Baptist Church of Dodson, with the Revs. Johnnie Phillips, Rayford Chandler, and Teddy Sharbono officiating.
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08
Apr

Lindsey Renae Bryan

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01
Apr

Estelle Stapleton Allen

Estelle Stapleton Allen, 77, of Columbia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia Heights following an extended illness. She was born July 8, 1936 at Columbia to the union of her parents, John Wesley Stapleton and Fannie Laura Davis Stapleton. Services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 31, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Harrell “Bubba” Tucker
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01
Apr

Cathy McCartney Boyd

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